For more than two years, a small and stealthy group of engineers within Google has been working on software that they hope will eventually replace Android, the world’s dominant mobile operating system.
Google will be fined about €4.3-billion by the European Union over apps for Android mobile devices, setting a global record for antitrust penalties, according to a person familiar with the EU decision.
You have to give one thing to Facebook: confronted by a torrent of accusations of misbehaviour over the past 12 months, the world’s largest social network has at least made the effort to be conciliatory.
Google’s latest European Union woes could mean opportunity knocks for app developers stymied by contracts that preinstall the US giant’s own services on Android phones and tablets, according to analysts and companies
It’s becoming standard practice for US technology giants to follow the letter of European rulings and regulations without really changing their behaviour. Most recently, Facebook and Google have exhibited just a